Allegheny College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and assists students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Meadville, Pennsylvania, which is a predominantly rural area.
The school maintains a United Methodist affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Approximately two thousand students are enrolled annually at Allegheny College.
Areas of study available at Allegheny College include but are not limited to:
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
- Social Sciences
- English Language And Literature
- Natural Resources And Conservation
Students applying for admission are usually required to submit an application, transcripts, records, standardized test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by the admissions staff. Most students admitted to Allegheny College achieve an SAT score in a range of 1070 - 1300, or an ACT score within the range of 23 - 29. This school has an admissions rate of about 58% of which only 20% decided to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found via the school site or by simply requesting information here.
Tuition is approximately $40,000 for the year, though it may vary based on any number of circumstances. Students should visit the school's net price calculator to determine cost. Housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is estimated to be $5,300. Students attending Allegheny College may be eligible for aid which is typically grants and loans.
The Allegheny College "Gators" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs available:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
- Football (NCAA Division III)
Contact information, financial aid information, areas of study offered, and much more may be viewed on school's website at allegheny.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may give you an idea of the students Allegheny College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Allegheny College has a total student population of about 1,900, with undergraduate students making up about 100% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $42,000-$50,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $1,700 to $2,100 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$27,624|
|Receiving Student Loans||69%||$8,852|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, Allegheny College may provide student services like those listed below:
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assisting students to find work
With a high graduation rate of around 79%, Allegheny College is among the most successful schools in the area.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||74%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||4%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.9%|
Allegheny College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (North Coast Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (North Coast Athletic Conference)
- Track and Field (North Coast Athletic Conference)
- Football (North Coast Athletic Conference)
- Swimming and Diving
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Allegheny College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
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- Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in Edinboro, PA (15 miles away)
- Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania in Slippery Rock, PA (41 miles away)
- Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Greater Allegheny in McKeesport, PA (92 miles away)
- University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown in Johnstown, PA (117 miles away)
- SUNY at Geneseo in Geneseo, NY (143 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Allegheny College for official up-to-date information.